January 2, 2013

Center of attention

One of the major storylines entering the matchup with Syracuse in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl was how would senior Jeff Braun fare at the center position with starter Joey Madsen academically ineligible. And while the Mountaineers fell to the Orange 38-14, Braun believes that his first live-game action at center went pretty smooth.

"Obviously at the end of the game we had that bad exchange, but I felt like I snapped the ball pretty well, didn't have any difficulties," he said. "It was pretty easy to slide the protection; communication went well, so being at center didn't really change anything."

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